BEng (Hons) Marine Engineering and Management (Sandwich) at Warsash Maritime Academy (Part Time)

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This course offers you the opportunity to top up your Foundation degree, HND or MCA Class 1 Engineering Certificate of Competency (or equivalent) to a full BEng (Hons). With its flexible form of delivery, it is designed particularly for any students who wish to undertake further study while still employed in a sea-going capacity or appropriate industrial area.

The course will build on your existing engineering knowledge and provide you with a sound understanding of the principles of engineering management and its application in a modern technology-based industry. Additionally, the course will develop your skills in managing time and resources effectively whilst working independently or as …

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This course offers you the opportunity to top up your Foundation degree, HND or MCA Class 1 Engineering Certificate of Competency (or equivalent) to a full BEng (Hons). With its flexible form of delivery, it is designed particularly for any students who wish to undertake further study while still employed in a sea-going capacity or appropriate industrial area.

The course will build on your existing engineering knowledge and provide you with a sound understanding of the principles of engineering management and its application in a modern technology-based industry. Additionally, the course will develop your skills in managing time and resources effectively whilst working independently or as part of a team.

With the ever-changing requirements of the maritime industry, the course will help you to become a flexible problem solver, readily able to respond to the diverse requirements of this dynamic industry. You will also develop the leadership, personal and managerial qualities required of a ship’s engineer and a senior technical manager ashore.The course provides the formal academic education and qualification that enables graduates to take advantage of a variety of employment opportunities both afloat and ashore.

Industrial focus

The course is entirely based on the engineering management requirements of the maritime industry. Drawing on the extensive industrial experience of the academic staff, its emphasis is on real-world situations and problem-based learning.

Course content

Year 1

The course will develop the student’s knowledge and skills in a number of key engineering areas and provide the opportunity to investigate particular areas of interest.

The Control Systems and Naval Architecture units cover engineering practice in these core areas, while the remaining three units provide the opportunity to explore and enhance the skills required to manage a major engineering project in a multinational industry. Elements of strategic management, resource management and evaluation techniques are all covered.

In particular the Engineering Project is an opportunity for students to demonstrate sustained independent work and to exhibit the knowledge, skills and intellectual maturity acquired during the course.

Core units:

  • Project Management
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Naval Architecture
  • Control Systems
  • Engineering Project.

Why choose us?

This course will build on your experience in the maritime industry and help to develop your understanding of higher-level engineering management issues associated with operating ships. The course provides added value to the knowledge gained during a UK officer cadetship and therefore is ideally suited to those seeking to broaden and progress their careers.

Warsash Maritime Academy is a world leader in maritime education and training, benefiting from close links with the marine industry. The extensive professional experience of academic staff ensures that the course draws on real-world case studies and equips students for a management career in engineering.

Assessment

Individual and group coursework, examination, presentation and project work, including dissertation.

Projects/work experience

Students will complete some of the assessments as part of a live brief within the workplace.

Key career skills

Analytical skills, presentation, teamwork, problem solving, decision making, communication.

Tel: +44(0)1489 556243Email: wma@solent.ac.uk| Warsash Maritime Academy's website: www.warsashacademy.co.uk|

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